Monthly Archives: October 2012

More Grails Filter Tricks: JSONify Controller Actions

Post by Josh Reed

Building on the previous post, we can use the same filter tricks to clean up some other controller smells. When building REST APIs, it’s a common requirement to output your data in JSON and/or XML. This is usually accomplished using … Continue reading

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iOS tips: @synchronized

Post by Steve Vlaminck

If you’re just getting started with threading in Objective-C, it won’t be long before you’ll need to make some thread-safe modifications to objects. One of the many useful tools that Objective-C gives us is the @synchronized directive. From the documentation: … Continue reading

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Grails Filter Tricks: Ajaxify Controller Actions

Post by Josh Reed

A common requirement in the last couple of projects I worked on was the ability to create and edit domain classes via modal dialogs instead of Grail’s standard scaffolded pages. Originally I started down the path of embedding hidden forms … Continue reading

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It’s not about automation, its about elimination

Post by Matt Bjornson

Yesterday, after finishing up a meeting at a coffee shop, I happened to overhear two people talking about IT automation. I wasn’t eavesdropping, one of the men was so adamant in his “they don’t get automation” tirade, I am sure … Continue reading

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